- If the beaches aren't enough for you then you will have no trouble finding something sporty to do instead. Listed below are some of the sports facilities on offer, from tennis to surfing to waterparks and everything in-between, in the Western Algarve area.
- The Lagos to Sagres area is celebrated for its beautiful coastline and there are lots of sea excursion companies operating out of Lagos Marina and a couple from Sagres harbour for dolphin watching, grotto trips and BBQ cruises. Diving and snorkelling schools are also available.
- In the part of the Algarve this site covers there are 5 proper golf courses. Starting from Penina as the most to the east and Parque de Floresta as the most westerly. See our Golf pages for more information.
Burgau Sports Centre Run by super-fit Andy Robinson. Offers 3 tennis courts, swimming pool, well-equipped gym, two squash courts, table tennis, bar and restaurant. There are regular children's football and tennis coaching sessions and 18 piece circuit training Monday to Friday. Chalet-style accomodation also available | tel: (282) 69 73 50
Lagos Tennis School Tennis lessons, two courts and equipment hire | tel: (282) 08 19 15
Ocean Club (Luz Bay) Praia da Luz. A self-contained holiday centre with gym, 5 tennis courts and 3 swimming pools | tel: (282) 78 97 64
Paradise Club Lagos. Indoor swimming pool, gym and sauna | tel: (282) 08 25 98
Tennis at Parque da Floresta Four courts available (all weather surfaces) and resident pro | tel: (282) 08 25 98
Dive Time International Daily diving and snorkeling trips for beginners to experts. Click here for their website.
Marina Diving Co.
PADI certified diving lessons and trips from Lagos. Click here for their website. | tel (282) 79 27 28
Algarve Surf School Day trips and surf safaris. Click here for their website.
The Surf Experience From €35 day trips to full surf lifestyle holidays. Click here for their website.
WindsurfPoint Windsurf and Kitesurfing. The Pro-centre is located at Meia Praia and they have a shop in the nearby 'Urbanizasição'. Click here for their website.
Eco Dolphin Watching
Dolphin watching and marine research company. Knowledgeable staff and fast boats make for a fascinating trip. www.eco-dolphin-watching.com.
Boat trips out of Lagos Marina. A long established company offering a number of different cruises on two traditional Portuguese sailing boats. They also run dolphin finding excursions in conjunction with 'Algarve Dolphins'. Click here for the Bom Dia website.
Dolphin watching. www.dolphinseafaris.com.
Fishing, boat tours and dolphin watching. email: email@example.com.
Actual Actividades Maritimo Boat trips from Lagos Marina. | for reservations call 968 012 072
Pescamar Big Game Fishing
Sports Fishing. Click here for their website.
Sailing and power boats hire out of Lagos Marina. Click here for their website.
The Big One Waterpark
Aqualand Algarve at Alcantarilha, 10km west of Albufeira. Click here for their website.
Slide and Splash Waterpark in the Lagoa area, 6km east of Portimao on the Estrada Nacional 125 | tel: (282) 34 16 85
A selection of other outdoor activities for the energetic amongst you
Archery at Parque da Floresta, Budens 8650-060 | tel: (282)69 00 00
Lawn Bowls at Parque da Floresta, Budens 8650-060 | tel: (282)69 00 00 - two all-weather Greengauge greens offering up to 14 Rinks
Rollerblading / Skating Lagos has its own rollerblading club (RollerLagos) which organises rollerblade-hockey (Mini-stick), speed skating and other activities.
Horse Riding at Tiffany's Riding Centre, Vale Grifo, Almàdena | tel: (282) 69 73 95
Horse Riding at Centro Hipico Quinta do Paraiso Alto, Fronteira. www.qpahorseriding.com | tel: (282) 68 72 63
Guided Bicycle Ride with Passeios do Sodueste | tel: (282) 76 17 20
Guided Walks with Portugal Walks | tel: (282) 69 86 76
Airsports The Aerodrome de Lagos offers plane and microlight flights, aviation courses and lessons | tel: (282) 76 29 06 | For microlight aviation details at the CAA approved Algarve Airsports Centre click here.
Kitesurfing Many Algarve beaches are ideal for the kite surf crowd. Checkout this video of a kitesurfer at Praia da Faro.
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